Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Welcome to the Privacy Policy of the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce (GCIC). Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting the information you share with us. This policy outlines how we collect, use, and safeguard your data when you visit our website or submit information through our forms.

Who We Are:

Our website address is


When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, along with the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help with spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to check if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, please avoid including embedded location data (EXIF GPS). Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the site.


If you leave a comment on our site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address, and website in cookies. These cookies are for your convenience, so you don’t have to fill in your details again when leaving another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

When you visit our login page, a temporary cookie is set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

Upon logging in, several cookies are set up to save your login information and screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me,” your login will persist for two weeks. Logging out of your account removes the login cookies.

Editing or publishing an article results in an additional cookie saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded Content from Other Websites:

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g., videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves the same as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data Submitted via Forms:

Data submitted via forms, such as membership applications and contact forms, is delivered directly to the staff of the GCIC.

Security Measures:

We prioritize the security of your information and have implemented appropriate measures to safeguard it during transmission and storage. Our staff is well-trained in data protection practices to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information you provide.

Use of Submitted Data:

The data submitted through these forms is used exclusively for the purpose for which it is intended. Membership applications are processed to facilitate your membership with the GCIC, and information from contact forms is used to respond to your inquiries and provide the necessary assistance.

Retention Period:

We retain the submitted data for the necessary period to fulfill the intended purpose and comply with any legal or regulatory requirements. After this period, your data will be securely and responsibly disposed of.

Your Consent:

By submitting information through our forms, you consent to the collection, processing, and storage of your data as described in this privacy policy. If there are any changes to the way your data is handled, we will notify you promptly.

Your Rights:

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data Is Sent:

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions or concerns about the handling of your data, please feel free to contact us at We are here to ensure that your experience with the Grenada Chamber of Industry and Commerce is transparent, secure, and aligned with your expectations.

Thank you for your trust in us.